These pretty monograms are from a vintage 1954 pattern book of crochet edgings and were originally meant to be filet crochet patterns for trimming sheets. Because filet crochet designs are drawn on a grid they work equally well for cross stitch. Click here for a free pattern with the entire alphabet that you can print out next time you need to add a few letters to a project.
If you'd like to see some examples of vintage monograms for inspiration, you'll find a post all about them here.
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